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Ravine Gardens State Park, Palatka
(4.4/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
Ravine Gardens State Park is a 59acre Florida State Park located in Palatka, Florida. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.The park was constructed by the Works Progress Administration, with cypress buildings, rock gardens and fieldstone terraces. Near the park entrance is The Court of States and a 64ft obelisk dedicated to Franklin D. Roosevelt.Recreational ActivitiesActivities include viewing the thousands of plants and shrubs, picnicking, jogging, hiking and biking. Amenities include interpretive exhibits, picnic areas, gardens, hiking trails, a 1.8mi paved perimeter loop road, and a parcours trail. Visitors can rent a large covered pavilion, auditorium, and meeting rooms.Special eventsThe park is part of the annual Florida Azalea Festival the first weekend in March, when the nearly 100,000 plants that the WPA planted decades ago bloom.HoursFlorida state parks are open between 8 a.m. and sundown every day of the year (including holidays).References and external links Ravine Gardens State Park at Florida State Parks Ravine State Gardens at Absolutely Florida Ravine State Gardens at Wildernet Putnam County listings at National Register of Historic Places
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  • We spent three hours trekking through the woods, it felt like minutes. We had so much fun getting lost in all the wonder this park has to offer. I recommend getting a map first, we went without it and...  more »
  • Ravine Gardens is absolutely gorgeous. The paved Trail is approximately 2 miles, however it is accessible by car. There is a lovely suspension bridge - a must see. I definitely recommend going to Ravi...  more »
  • I drove to Ravine Gardens on one of my days off on a whim, so I wasn't sure what to expect. The parking and fee set-up was a little confusing, and I wish I could have found a map of the site, but I en...  more »